Welcome to Vimy ...
Vimy is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Vimy is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Vimy lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).
Telephone area codes for Vimy: (780) and (587)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Vimy: T0G<3>
Adding Vimy to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Vimy was on a map titled Road Map for Montana & Southern Alberta (from Shell Oil, 1951).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Vimy on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Vimy ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Vimy - it's located in West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vimy.
Communities near Vimy ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vimy.
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morinville
- Morinville lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Vimy
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morinville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Morinville
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morinville<6>
- Bon Accord
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bon Accord
- Bon Accord lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Vimy
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bon Accord came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Bon Accord
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bon Accord<6>
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
- Clyde lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Vimy
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickardville
- Pickardville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Vimy
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickardville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickardville
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Busby
- Busby lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Vimy
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Busby came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Busby
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pibroch
- Pibroch lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Vimy
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Pibroch
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tawatinaw
- Tawatinaw lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Vimy
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Tawatinaw
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nestow
- Nestow lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Vimy
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Nestow
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vimy ...
Looking for more information about Vimy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Vimy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vimy.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vimy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (780).|
|<3>||The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Vimy). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Vimy or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.|
|<4>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vimy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vimy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VimyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vimy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.0632, Longitude: -113.6469 |
|<5>||If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.|
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